Clinical Nurse Consultant (Stomal Therapy)

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The Role

An opportunity has become available for a Clinical Nurse Consultant (Stomal Therapy) to join Gold Coast Health (GCH) where the focus of our 10 000-strong team is on providing world-class health care to over 550,000 people living in the Gold Coast, and northern New South Wales region of Australia.

You will take responsibility for

  • Providing expert clinical service and advice to patients, carers and other health care professionals within the specialty of Stomal Therapy Services

  • Comprehensively assessing, developing, facilitating, implementing and evaluating complex plans of care within the scope of practice, at an advanced level for patients requiring Stomal Therapy care and support

  • Independently reviewing patients pre and post-operatively in nurse-led clinics to provide education on complex clinical issues to both patients and carers

  • Providing support in the assessment and monitoring of Stomal Therapy patients and providing education to patients with complex health care needs

  • Conducting regular client satisfaction audits, reviewing the service and working collaboratively with key stakeholders to continue to identify gaps and areas of improvement

  • Providing training to develop succession planning within the role

Requirements for the role

  • A Bachelor of Nursing or Midwifery or equivalent is a mandatory qualification for this position

  • Appointment to this position requires proof of qualification and registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)

  • A Masters qualification within a relevant area is highly desirable. Where the successful applicant does not currently hold a relevant post-graduate qualification, commitment to completion of post-graduate study within an agreed timeframe is expected and will form part of the performance review process

  • A post-graduate qualification in the specialty area is highly desirable

  • Experience in senior nursing positions within a relevant specialty is highly desirable

  • It is a condition of employment in this role for the employee to be, and remain, vaccinated against the following vaccine preventable diseases during their employment: measles, mumps, rubella, varicella (chicken pox), pertussis (whooping cough) and hepatitis B

  • This position requires effective computer skills or the ability to acquire computer skills relevant to the role in a short timeframe

  • This position may be required to work across Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service


  • Career Development

  • Flexible work policies

  • Leave loading

  • Mentoring

  • Salary Packaging

  • Modern Facilities

  • Diverse Work Culture

Salary information

  • Permanent Part Time (24 hrs p.f.)

  • Base salary ranging from $57.12 - $62.01 per hour

  • Up to 12.75% employer superannuation contribution

  • 17.5% leave loading

About Gold Coast Health

  • Nationally and internationally recognised location for innovative medical research and health care

  • Annual operating budget exceeding $1.3 billion

  • More than 1100 beds across three hospitals - Gold Coast University Hospital, Robina Hospital, Varsity Lakes Hospital and Robina and Southport Health Precincts

  • Acute and sub-acute care in hospital and community settings

About the Stomal Therapy Service

The Stomal Therapy Service manages elective and emergency Colorectal, Gastro-intestinal, Urological and Gynaecological surgical patients. The service covers both Inpatients and Outpatients.

GCH is committed to attracting the right people for our organisation. To help us with this we have developed a Core Capability Framework ( ) which defines the skills and behaviours required to perform successfully as an organisation.

How to Apply

Please click the Apply button to review the Role Description and submit your application by Wednesday, 28 August 2019

Job Ad reference: GC320148

Please note: no third-party applications will be accepted.

14 August 2019
Location: Australia Queensland Gold Coast
Work type:
Healthcare and Medical
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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